Linn Philson Obituary

Linn White Philson
Linn White Philson

February 10, 1914 - February 8, 2012
Born in Harlan, Iowa
Resided in Urbandale, IA

Obituary

Linn Philson, 97, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012, at Senior Suites in Urbandale. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 13, at Iles Funeral Homes-Westover Chapel, where the family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. Monday at Harlan Cemetery in Harlan, Iowa.

Linn was born on February 10, 1914, in Harlan, Iowa to Samuel and Lydie (White) Philson. He grew up in Harlan and graduated from Drake University. Linn was a national track champion at Drake and a two time All-American. He was a member of the Drake Relays Hall of Fame and the Drake "D" Club.

Linn worked in production planning at Meredith Publishing for 32 years, retiring in 1976.

Linn is survived by nieces, Shari Sickbert of Tulsa, OK and Shannon (Glenn) Core of Raleigh, NC; and nephews, Myron (Debbie) Carbaugh of Portland, OR and Eugene (Susan) Carbaugh of Richland WA. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Alice, his sister, Dorothy Carbaugh and his brother, Lowell Philson.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Drake "D" Club. Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.


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Services

Visitation
Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Monday, February 13, 2012
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Service
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Monday, February 13, 2012
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Cemetery
Harlan Cemetery
Harlan, IA
Monday, February 13, 2012
2:30 PM

Charities

Drake "D" Club c/o Drake University
25th & University
Des Moines, IA US 50312